How to network to find your perfect job

In this short video for CIMA, Heather advises students and graduates how to network to find their perfect job

Heather being interviewed at the TCS Global Conference

Listen to Heather talking about how Accountants and Lawyers can win business using social media

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Presentation skills, from classic mistakes
24 February 2015

Giving a great presentation, engaging with the audience , leaving them thoughtful and poised for act […]

3 classic mistakes guest speakers make
17 February 2015

Getting the opportunity to speak at a networking group or conference is a fantastic way to improve y […]

What is an expert anyway?
10 February 2015

Being an expert will help your marketing, differentiate your offer and make selling easier. Most peo […]

How to ask for testimonials – 3 powerful questions
3 February 2015

Testimonials are important for business (yawn, stretch – heard it before), but have you ever read an […]

Testimonials – the hidden benefit
27 January 2015

You’ve been told testimonials are great for developing your credibility, social media followers and […]

5 essentials you need to discover about your clients to get them flocking to your door
2 March 2015

The top rainmakers tend to be talking with prospects before they are ready to buy. This is because t […]

6 essential strategies to help you make partner in a new law firm
23 February 2015

In the last few months I have had a few people ask me what they need to do to make partner at a diff […]

12 things I learnt whilst helping a team of lawyers come 2nd in a £1 million competitive pitch – part 2
17 February 2015

One of the first pieces of client work I did as a newly independent coach and trainer was supporting […]

12 things I learnt whilst helping a team of lawyers come 2nd in a £1 million competitive pitch – part 1
16 February 2015

What's your pitch conversion rate? How many are you losing? 11 top tips to help your and your b […]

7 secrets every rainmaker uses to effortlessly win business
11 February 2015

Marketing and business development within professional services is often shrouded in mystery. So man […]

What do people say about Heather as a speaker?

“Heather recently ran a workshop on networking at our annual L&D event, TrainingZone Live. It was universally well-received. I’d recommend her as a speaker, a writer or a workshop leader.”
Jon Kennard, Editor of Training Zone Live

"I found the talk quite inspirational"
Associate, Reed Smith


"I thought Heather showed great understanding of how the legal sector works and offered practical solutions/suggestions."
Associate, Clifford Chance

"The delegates scored Heather very highly for her session which is a testament to her skills as a presenter and her knowledge within this field.”
Andreas Tsarbos, ICAEW Event Co-ordinator


"I've used Heather several times to present webinars to our clients and the feedback she receives is consistently outstanding. She has the enviable ability gets all the delegates engaged and participating during the webinar whilst delivering fantastic content. I would have no hesitation in asking Heather to present for us again."
Steven Baldwin, AVN

"Her content is always interesting, refreshing and lively and she is one of the best people we have ever used to deliver webinars for our communities."
Sarah Cross, AVN


"I wanted to say a huge thank you for your presentation at our conference. It was very well received indeed and there is much positive talk about it."
James Frost, Founder of TGS Global

"Very thought provoking and useful"
Senior Manager, ACCA

The Excedia Group

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